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 Recent Updates
May 2017
Death Notice: William Emery

March 2017
Bios: Alma Lou Hardy, Rev. Charles R. Hardy, Fred E. Hardy, James Hardy - Contributed by Gloria Neal

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  Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is located in Western Pa and was created on March 20, 1849 from parts of Beaver and Mercer Counties. It was named after the USS Lawrence,  Oliver Hazard Perry's original flagship at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. The USS Lawrence was named in honor of Captain James Lawrence, a naval hero.

New Castle is the county seat. 

Townships

Hickory Township

Little Beaver Township

Mahoning Township

Neshannock Township

North Beaver Township

Perry Township

Plain Grove Township

Pulaski Township

Scott Township

Shenango Township

Slippery Rock Township

Taylor Township

Union Township

Washington Township

Wayne Township

Wilmington Township

 

Surrounding Counties

Beaver County (South)

Mercer County (North)

Mahoning County, Ohio (West)

Butler County (East)

Columbiana County, Ohio (Southwest)

 

 

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